Punhana is a Block placed in Mewat district in Haryana. Positioned in rural part of Haryana, it is one among the 5 blocks of Mewat district. As per the administration records, the block number of Punhana is 113. The block has 93 villages and there are total 37894 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Punhana's population is 262809. Out of this, 137457 are males whereas the females count 125352 here. This block has 61972 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 32244 are boys and 29728 are girls.
Literacy rate in Punhana block is 36%. 95455 out of total 262809 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 49% as 67813 males out of total 137457 are educated while female literacy ratio is 22% as 27642 out of total 125352 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy ratio of Punhana block is shockingly high -- 63%. Here 167354 out of total 262809 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 50% as 69644 males out of total 137457 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy ratio is 77% and 97710 out of total 125352 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied person of Punhana block is 62371 while 200438 are un-employed. And out of 62371 employed people 19845 peoples are totally dependent on cultivation.